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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 30. Department Of General Services
Chapter 20. Survey Standards for the Inspection of Hospitals for the Presence of Asbestos
10/24/2021

1VAC30-20-120. Plan.

For those facilities where any action short of immediate removal has been recommended, the inspector shall develop a plan to manage the potential hazard. The plan shall include at a minimum:

1. A timetable and recommended response actions to be used to abate any risk to human health discovered during the survey.

2. Details for identifying and visually marking all asbestos in accordance with these standards.

3. Procedures for the written notification of persons occupying or using the facility as to the location and condition of the asbestos materials found in the facility and that a plan to manage the material has been implemented and its location.

4. A program for training persons who may be required to work on or in the vicinity of asbestos.

5. A program for notifying contractors as to the location of any known or suspected asbestos in the facility and control measures required to protect employees and building occupants.

6. An inspection procedure and training requirements for persons to conduct quarterly maintenance inspections to identify any change in the friability or accessibility of each identified or suspect material within the facility.

7. A written description of the location where each sample was obtained, a copy of the laboratory report and a copy of the relative hazard assessment conducted for that material.

8. Signature of the inspector, the date of the survey, the date the report is submitted and the applicable license numbers required by this standard.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.1-424 and 2.1-526.14 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR330-01-02 § 12, eff. January 20, 1989.

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